Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
What captivates you?
For me, it's stories--stories of unexpected kindness, revelations
of beauty, life-altering moments, and the connection between the
philosophical and the mundane.
I care about social justice. I used to work in social services and
there are days when I miss having a job that served a higher
I value experiences. My favorite form of travel is where I get to
linger in a city, meet locals, find a hangout spot, and understand
the interaction between its history and architecture.
I am spiritual, but not in a vague sense of the word. I believe in
Jesus Christ; I believe in the resurrection and all of the tenets
laid out in the Nicene Creed.
I like to play. From real games, like capture the flag, to Taboo,
to scavenger hunts, to improvisational games, I enjoy activities
that bring out that sense of discovery and fun.
Are you captivated by some of the same things?
Send me a note and let's talk.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
For work: I am a learning and talent consultant.
For fun: I hike, read, dance, and take continuing education classes
on topics such as innovation and creative writing.
For health: I enjoy being active and work out 5 to 6 times a week.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
- parallel parking in tight spots
- cooking vegan, stuffed bell peppers
- getting paper cuts (hey, some gifts you don't choose; they choose
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
... is the fact that they can't quite place me, ethnically. That
opens up all sorts of opportunities for mischief.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: The Shadow of the Wind, The Hole in Our Gospel, The Amazing
Adventures of Cavalier and Clay.
Movies: The Princess and the Warrior (not a chick-flick), Lord of
War, and Pride and Prejudice (sort of a chick-flick)
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
2. Tul pens
4. Creative tension
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
- How to be grateful
- Whether anyone still dials 411 for information
- How to make the world a better place through everyday actions,
policy changes, and design and innovation
- How to focus, savor the moment, and listen
- How sliced bread became the standard against which all
innovations are measured
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Some of the activities I enjoy on weekends outside of the typical
dinner, drinks, or a movie:
- going to an improv show
- taking a walking tour of the city (chocolate tours,
- taking a cooking class
- seeing a museum exhibit
- walking around a neighborhood--just because
- dancing with friends
- attending a lecture on a topic that's interesting (anything from
the history of coffee to Middle East politics)
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I have a celebrity crush . . . on Paul Krugman.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
- Are inspired to be the person Jesus describes when he says, "For
I was hungry, and you gave Me something to eat... I was in prison,
and you came to Me."
- Find beauty in unexpected places
- Would be equally up for a conversation about the optical
illusions in Santa Cruz's Mystery Spot or the merits (yes, I said
merits) of universal healthcare
- Allow curiosity to lead you to wonder
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